Transgender Life in North Carolina

New WRAL Documentary: Transformed Airs Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m.

WRAL doc: TransformedWhat does it mean to be transgender? Is it a choice? Where can transgender persons get help? The new WRAL Documentary “Transformed” gives an eye-opening look at what it’s like to be a transgender person in North Carolina. The documentary, hosted by WRAL News anchor David Crabtree, airs Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m.

Depression, fear and rejection are common among transgender persons.

“I just felt like I had no hope. I was just very confused and I was very destitute…and very depressed,” says E.J. Greaves, a transgender man featured in the documentary.

WRAL Documentary: Transformed

Imagine being ridiculed for being yourself, feeling trapped inside the wrong body, or being judged on a regular basis. They’re issues transgender people in our community face each day.

Transformed” follows Greaves and a transgender woman, showing their everyday challenges. We also meet a transgender teenager and his family. They discuss the relief, stress and hard work that comes with transitioning, and they talk about the impact of House Bill 2 on their lives.

Statewide Broadcast Schedule

  • WRAL-TV/Raleigh – Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m.
  • WILM-TV/Wilmington – Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m.
  • WRAZ-TV/Durham – Saturday, June 11 at 4 p.m.

The documentary will be available for on-demand viewing any time after the premiere television broadcast on June 9.

On twitter, follow #transformedWRAL.

Thanks to WRAL-TV’s Debbie Tullos for this capcom story.

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